The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SharePoint Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SharePoint Server over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft SharePoint Server (inc MOSS & SPS)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 406 394
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs citing SharePoint Server 4 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.090% 0.084%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 13
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £321 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% -19.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 - -

SharePoint Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3701 3771 3795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.98% 16.91% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2569 2604 2501
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £294 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 100
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +11.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.80 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

SharePoint Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing SharePoint Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for SharePoint Server in London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SharePoint Server in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SharePoint Server in London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SharePoint Server in London

SharePoint Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SharePoint Server in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SharePoint Server in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SharePoint Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SharePoint Server.

1 21 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (80.95%) Office 365
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) Migration
5 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (33.33%) Yammer
7 7 (33.33%) Skype
7 7 (33.33%) OneDrive
7 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) Content Management
8 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
8 6 (28.57%) Power BI
9 5 (23.81%) IaaS
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (23.81%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
9 5 (23.81%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) C#
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) User Experience
11 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (14.29%) Presales
11 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture

SharePoint Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (47.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 5 (23.81%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (23.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (9.52%) IIS
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Office 365
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 7 (33.33%) Yammer
4 5 (23.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) IaaS
5 2 (9.52%) Akamai
5 2 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) DMZ
4 1 (4.76%) Extranet
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Power BI
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) PowerPivot
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Private Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Support
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Ajax
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Migration
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Content Management
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.76%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) SOA
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCITP
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) MCTS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) F5
2 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Meridio